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What is the definition or description of: rash all over except palms and soles?

What is the definition or description of: rash all over except palms and soles?

See below: A rash that covers most of your body can be due to a variety of causes including: 1. Infection 2. Drug allergy 3. Allergy to contact exposure such as detergent, poison ivy, soap 4. Hives due to a variety of causes 5. Bug bites - e.g.Scabies the palms and soles may be spared due to the thickness of the skin in these areas. A rash may be present under the skin that is not visible in these regions. ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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What causes on and off itch in privates and what is the best treatment ?

What causes on and off itch in privates and what is the best treatment ?

Depends: You don't say how long you've had it. My first thought is that you may be having a reaction to some new soap, cream, fabric softeners, or detergent. Use fragrance free products. Also, generic pads and panty liners could be causing this. If changing those things doesn't work, get checked for other possible causes. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for psoriasis on the body and scalp?

What is the best treatment for psoriasis on the body and scalp?

Depends: It depends on the severity and how responsive it is to treatment. Psoriasis is a disease where the body attacks its own wrapper from within. For some folks, all it takes is some topical medicines and maybe steroids. Other folks require more powerful medications that turn down the immune system. You need to work with your doc to decide what works best in your case. ...Read more

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What is the remedy for the dry skin itching on hands, feet and legs?

What is the remedy for the dry skin itching on hands, feet  and legs?

Moistureizer: A skin moisturizer is very effective to relieve dry skin on hands, feet and legs. Try to get one that is fragrant free and uses coconut oil or lanolin so as to avoid harsh chemicals. ...Read more

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What is the best topical treatment for ringworm on the skin of my legs?

What is the best topical treatment for ringworm on the skin of my legs?

Butenafine: I do a lot of grappling and i always have someone with ringworm. I prefer Butenafine (mentax) because it is once a day. It is now available over-the-counter. ...Read more

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My daughter has one of the worst cases of eczema, and most of the creams don't seem to work.. What are my best options?

My daughter has one of the worst cases of eczema, and most of the creams don't seem to work.. What are my best options?

Eczema options: It is important to see a dermatologist concerning this. If you already have seen a dermatologist then consider getting a second opinion with another dermatologist. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a rash and hives all over the body without any itch?

What are the causes of a rash and hives all over the body without any itch?

Hives usually itch: If you have a rash that resembles hives but doesn't itch, it probably isn't hives. Hives almost always itch and therefore is probably another type of rash. Unfortunately, rashes are usually diagnosed by physical examination and the history, so it will be difficult to help you over the internet and you likely will need to be examined by a physician. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for eczema on and around the eyelids, besides hydrocortisone cream?

What is the best cure for eczema on and around the eyelids, besides hydrocortisone cream?

Calcineurin Agents: Calcineurin inhibitors are often prescribed as an alternative to topical corticosteroids or when other treatments have failed or lead to unwanted side effects. Unlike topical corticosteroids, topical calcineurin inhibitors do not thin the skin and can be applied to sensitive areas, such as the face and eyelids, where corticosteroids are avoided. ...Read more

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Red rash on the top of both feet, very itchy and seem worst after sports or long day work. What is it please and how to cure it?

Red rash on the top of both feet, very itchy and seem worst after sports or long day work. What is it please and how to cure it?

Sounds like: Athlete's foot. Would try topical antifungal (like lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra) from pharmacy (over the counter). If not improved in a week, see your dr or a dermatologist for eval. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for blisters on feet?

What is the best treatment for blisters on feet?

Varied.: It depends on the size, location and whether there is fluid in the blister. If there is fluid, sterilize a pin and puncture the roof of the blister. Drain the fluid and apply antibiotic cream and a dressing. Watch for infection- redness, pain, swelling, pus. See a doc if there are problems or if you are not sure what to do. ...Read more

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My skin all over the body is really dry However I've developed these small colorless boils all over my face. What can be the causes and Treatment?

My skin all over the body is really dry However I've developed these small colorless boils all over my face. What can be the causes and  Treatment?

Dermatitis...: If you suffer of dry skin you can develop what is called atopic dermatitis which is associated with extreme dry skin due to lack of moisturizing substance under the skin, so to say. The treatment usually relies in using moisturizing cream frequently( about there times a day) and bathing with oatmeal based soap. If not better see a Dermatologist(Skin doctor). ...Read more

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The sole of my feet are peeling and itching and dry. What is best to put on this?

The sole of my feet are peeling and itching and dry. What is best to put on this?

? Dermatologist: You may have a dermatologist off your feet so i would see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a rash that is forming up all over my body, some areas itch some areas don't. My feet and hands are what itches the most. What is the cause?

I have a rash that is forming up all over my body, some areas itch some areas don't.  My feet and hands are what itches the most.  What is the cause?

Skin Rash: Skin rashes can occur from a variety of factors, including infections, heat, allergens, immune system disorders and medications. A diagnosis can be made with a skin biopsy. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hives all over body for 8 weeks now?

What is the best treatment for hives all over body for 8 weeks now?

See below: If you aren't already taking anything, you could try over the counter antihistamines - both H1 and H2 blockers like zyrtec and zantac. However, if you've had hives for 8 weeks, you need to see your PCP. You may need to be referred for allergy testing or have other things looked at. ...Read more

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Im27yr.and still have acne spots on face what are the causes and what is the best treatment?best regard.

Im27yr.and still have acne spots on face what are the causes and what is the best treatment?best regard.

Pores Clog: Acne appears when a pore in your skin gets clogged. Normally dead cells rise to the surface, but sometimes sebum ( an oil that keeps skin from drying out) can cause the dead skin cells to stick together inside the pore becoming trapped. Sometimes bacteria that live on the skin get trapped in the pore. The pore becomes inflamed and a pimple. cyst or nodule results. Check on Prime for treatment! ...Read more

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I have hyper-hidrosis on my palms and soles for more than 10 years. Is there anyway to minimise the sweating or treatment for the condition?

I have hyper-hidrosis on my palms and soles for more than 10 years.  Is there anyway to minimise the sweating or treatment for the condition?

One of the best: treatments available is botulinum toxin injections directioly into the palms Sweating is stopped for 6-12 months. Topical toxin is being studied but not available yet ...Read more

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What causes the skin between toes to itch and peel? The rash is on the tops of my feet as well. It spreads to my arms and chest but much less severe

What causes the skin between toes to itch and peel? The rash is on the tops of my feet as well. It spreads to my arms and chest but much less severe

Fungal infection: is usually the most common cause of itching/peeling skin between the toes. If it is a fungal infection, it can be spread to other parts of the body like your arms, chest; for example, if you dry your feet with a towel then use on the rest of your body, it is possible to transfer the fungus to the rest of your body. You can try an OTC fungal cream for now and see your doctor if doesn't work. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for psoriasis? Mainly in the head.. and other parts of the body like elbow and knees

What is the best treatment for psoriasis? Mainly in the head.. and other parts of the body like elbow and knees

See doctor: You may need to consult a rheumatologist if you suffer from joint symptoms. For psoriasis involving mainly the skin, a dermatologist would be your best bet. There is no one best treatment for all psoriasis sufferers and thus only your own doctor can tell you about the "best treatment" for you. ...Read more

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W/ hand foot mouth, pediatricians, is it normal for my 2 yr old to develop a rash all over the back of his legs and butt? Small red dots. Treatment?

W/ hand foot mouth, pediatricians, is it normal for my 2 yr old to develop a rash all over the back of his legs and butt? Small red dots. Treatment?

Yes: The area around the bottom and upper legs is a common additional site of hfm, it just didn't make it to the label when the pattern was being named. If that's the only site and there are no blisters it could be something else. Te variability of hfm is quite diverse, with some having only one area involved. ...Read more

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My 2 year old son has a dark rash all over him and is running a fever and red inside his mouth. Thinking maybe Hand Foot and Mouth??

My 2 year old son has a dark rash all over him and is running a fever and red inside his mouth. Thinking maybe Hand Foot and Mouth??

Fever is emergency: Any fever in a toddler of your son's age requires an urgent visit at the family medical clinic. it is not advised to sit at home watching this. Please sign off of the internet and get your son to health care today. ...Read more

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I have red rash all over my lower both cheeks and throat and itchy., what is this and treatment?

I have red rash all over my lower both cheeks and throat and itchy., what is this and treatment?

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: rash all over except palms and soles?

See below: A rash that covers most of your body can be due to a variety of causes including: 1. Infection 2. Drug allergy 3. Allergy to contact exposure such as detergent, poison ivy, soap 4. Hives due to a variety of causes 5. Bug bites - e.g.Scabies the palms and soles may be spared due to the thickness of the skin in these areas. A rash may be present under the skin that is not visible in these regions. ...Read more

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I have rash all over now also on right palm....Thought it was lotion allergy..But its been 3 days rash not gone?

I have rash all over now also on right palm....Thought it was lotion allergy..But its been 3 days rash not gone?

Dishidrotic eczema?: Good morning, your rash on hand could be due to contact dermatitis, an allergic reaction to chemicals that you came into contact with, or it could be what is called dyshidrotic eczema, a blistering disease of palms and soles. It is more common in occupational settings, with atopic dermatitis, and on contact with irritants such as chemicals and allergens. Less exposure, barrier creams are helpful. ...Read more

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I have a rash all over my body even the palms of my hands and soles of my feet itch, what is it?

I have a rash all over my body even the palms of my hands and soles of my feet itch, what is it?

Dermatitis: Rash a over body can be from a number of reasons rule out poison ivy or sumac in summer time see a dermatologist asap. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with strep throat, however I have now noticed a painful and itchy rash all over my palms and the soles of my feet. What is this?

I have been diagnosed with strep throat, however I have now noticed a painful and itchy rash all over my palms and the soles of my feet. What is this?

Allergy: I would want to know if you had a CULTURE or other test to prove Strep throat. Then, I would want to know WHAT MEDICINE you were put on. It's possible you're having a drug allergy to say 'amoxicillin' or whatever antibiotic you were given. There could be other phenomena going on, so I would CALL the doctor ASAP, since you don't want this to get worse. Sounds bad enough as it is. Hope you get help ...Read more

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White blotches on palms. itchy skin rash all over. white tongue. Itchy pubic area Had unprotected oral sex. Itchy bumps on cheeks and chin. Help plz?

White blotches on palms. itchy skin rash all over.  white tongue. Itchy pubic area Had unprotected oral sex. Itchy bumps on cheeks and chin. Help plz?

Probably unrelated: You may possibly have contracted scabies from the contact but there are also other potential causes unrelated to the sexual contact. See a doctor if this has been presented for more than 3 days or been getting worse. ...Read more

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Itchy skin rash all over body (except for face, neck, palms and soles) for 14 days. NO fever, NO flu-like symptons, NO lymph node. Can it be HIV ARS?

Itchy skin rash all over body (except for face, neck, palms and soles) for 14 days. NO fever, NO flu-like symptons, NO lymph node. Can it be HIV ARS?

Rash: It sounds more likely that it is an allergic reaction to something. The fact that it is not on the palms and soles of your feet makes other bad things less likely. Skin rashes are hard to diagnose and the diagnosis depends on where the rash is, the color, whether there are blotches, raised bumps and many other things. You can buy benadryl (diphenhydramine) in the pharmacy for itching and if it persists see DR. ...Read more

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Broke out with itchy rash all over body including palms of hands and now I have swollen lymph nodes in back of head and itchy scalp. What's wrong?

Broke out with itchy rash all over body including palms of hands and now I have swollen lymph nodes in back of head and itchy scalp. What's wrong?

Allergic reaction- s: I would recommend immediate medical evaluation including blood testing and possible a steroid injection to abort this allergic attack. Usually from inlation, contact or gestion of a sunstance or chemical foreign to the body's immune system. I would try zyrtec (cetirizine) and head over to the closet urgent care center. ...Read more

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Had unprotected oral sex 5 months ago. I keep getting itchy rash all over. white swollen tongue with sore red gums. Red/white blotches on palms. HIV?

Had unprotected oral sex 5 months ago. I keep getting itchy rash all over. white swollen tongue with sore red gums. Red/white blotches on palms. HIV?

Doesn't mean HIV: Need eval to better define. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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I have a rash all over my body , had this for about a week it started on my hand now on my legs back and chest! what could this be?

Depends.: Can't even make a wild guess as we are lacking information. What does the rash look like? Is it red? Bumps? Itchy? Are there some areas that are spared? Please resubmit with a photo or thorough description. ...Read more

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Took two treatments of amoxi(825mg) within period of a month, also got clotrimazole cream 4 rash on bicep, now I have rash all over 4 the past 2 month?

Took two treatments of amoxi(825mg) within period of a month, also got clotrimazole cream 4 rash on bicep, now I have rash all over 4 the past 2 month?

Need allergy evaluat: See an allergist to get evaluated, neither one of the medications may have caused that rash. Drug rashes do not last 2 months after stopping the medication, thus there may another cause of the rash. However, to confirm it you may need to get allergy testing to Amoxicillin also. ...Read more

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Which treatment if I have athletes foot on my hand is the very best?

Which treatment if I have athletes foot on my hand is the very best?

Eczema: It is doubtful you have a tinea aka fungal infection on the palms of your hands most likely it is eczema. See a dermatologist or family physician and a topical steroid can help with this. ...Read more

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I am having serious problem every time on my palm and foot sweating will be there because of heat so is there any treatment for this please reply soon?

I am having serious problem every time on my palm and foot sweating will be there because of heat so is there any treatment for this please reply soon?

Hyperhidrosis: Go see your doctor to be sure you don't have hyperthyroidism which could account for making you feel hot & sweaty. If you have hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), there are prescription antiperspirants, medications to decrease sweating (but also may lead to dry eyes/mouth, constipation & inability to void), even botox. Surgeons can snip nerve that causes sweating if none of above work. ...Read more

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Rash All Over (Definition)

A generalized rash consists of lesions affecting a number of areas on the body which change the color, texture or ...Read more


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more